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Breast Cancer awareness event

LULING - St. Charles Community Health Center, Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, New Orleans Affiliate and Louisiana Breast Cancer Task Force, will join with Dr. Rachel Bezdek OB-GYN and two guest speakers who are breast cancer survivors in raising awareness about breast cancer and the importance of early detection for women on Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the St Charles Community Health Center, 843 Milling Ave. in Luling.

For information call (985)785-5800 or visit the St. Charles Community Health Center at
October 13, 2010 at 9:06 am

Volunteer with CASA

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Child Advocacy Services is looking for volunteers for the Court Appointed Special Advocates program. Volunteers will be the voice for children in the community who have been victims of abuse or neglect. There are currently 20 children in the river parishes that are waiting for a volunteer to help them. The training session will begin on Oct. 12. To fill out an application, contact Connie Stein at (225)647-2005 or For more information, visit
October 12, 2010 at 9:11 am

ACT prep available for all parish students

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Two ACT preparation sessions will be available to students on Oct. 9. A morning session will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session will be held from 1-4 p.m. at Destrehan High School. Students may attend both sessions.

Registration forms can be found on the high school Web sites or in either high school‘s office, counselor’s office or the reception desk at the School Board office.

Registration costs $10. For more information, check DHS and HHS Web sites or contact Toni Evans at (985)785-7265 or
October 09, 2010 at 9:10 am

Hahnville holds on against E.A., Dutchtown blasts Destrehan

The Hahnville Tigers picked up their first district win of the year after a 7-3 victory over East Ascension Friday night, but it was far from pretty. Read More...
October 09, 2010 at 8:46 am

Police: Luling man injured by drunk driver

A 42-year-old Slidell man was charged with vehicular negligent injuring after crashing into the back of another vehicle near the intersection of Willowdale Boulevard and East Heather Street late Sunday night, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 2:04 pm

Loud commercials may come to an end

At last . . . those loud commercials that interrupt television programs may soon come to an end. The U. S. Senate passed a bill last week to keep commercials on TV at the same volume as the rest of the programs.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:11 am

Dreaded season not over yet

Here it is October and hurricane season is still with us. But, judging from the weather this week and last, one could never tell.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:10 am

Charles J. Clulee

Charles J. Clulee, 73, of Luling, died peacefully at River Region Hospice Home in River Ridge early Friday morning, Sept. 24, 2010.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:09 am

Sheriff's Reports

Suspects are innocent until proved guilty in a court of law Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:09 am

Destrehan businessman hopes sauce helps saves the coast

A Destrehan businessman has produced a new hot sauce for sale around the parish and 10 percent of the sales proceeds will go to the Audubon Nature Institute to help with oil spill cleanup efforts.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:05 am

Construction begins on Fallen Hero Memorial

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will begin construction on a Fallen Hero Memorial that will be placed in front of the new law enforcement complex. But time is running out for those who want to purchase memorial bricks to surround the area.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:04 am

Alexander wins School Board seat in landslide

The votes are in and St. Charles Parish has chosen their representatives.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 9:02 am

Wrecks increase in Louisiana after texting ban, study shows

While Louisiana recently made it illegal to text and drive, data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety actually shows that accident rates have increased since the ban took affect.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:57 am

Man charged with forcible rape of teen

A LaPlace man was arrested and charged with the forcible rape of a 13-year-old Luling girl.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:51 am

Valero says leak had no impact on environment, community

A week after sulfuric acid leaked into the Mississippi River from Valero’s St. Charles Refinery in Norco, officials say that there should be no impact on the environment or community whatsoever.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:50 am

80 teams battle for top honors in mega cook-off

The mouth-watering aroma of steaming chicken andouille gumbo and jambalaya will hover in the air at the West Bank Bridge Park on Thursday.Read More...
October 08, 2010 at 8:47 am

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St. Charles deputy recounts last messages as hurricane devastates Puerto Rico
St. Charles deputy recounts last messages as hurricane devastates Puerto Rico
As Hurricane Maria's 175 mile-an-hour winds ripped through Puerto Rico, Renee Kinler was communicating with her friends who had taken shelter in Yobocoa and were telling her they were afraid. Then the texts stopped.